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Government & Politics

Tactical coverage of politics, usually from inside the Beltway.
Is Card Check the Only Answer? Barry Hirsch 03/10/2009
Traditional unions are not the only way to enhance worker voice.
The End of the Secret Ballot Thomas P. Gies 03/10/2009
Making sense of the central political objective of organized labor.
The Administration’s Threat to Philanthropy Leslie Lenkowsky 03/09/2009
The Obama plan would reduce charitable giving by $4 billion—the equivalent of closing the Gates Foundation.
A Troubling Supreme Judgment John E. Calfee 03/06/2009
The Supreme Court’s decision in Wyeth v. Levine will be negative for patient welfare.
No Hugs for the Thugs in Burma Jean Geran 03/05/2009
Secretary of State Clinton should not go wobbly on the junta.
Unlawful Legislation John C. Fortier 02/27/2009
A bill granting D.C. a full voting member of Congress may soon become law, but it will be unconstitutional.
The Worst Option on Greenhouse Gases Kenneth P. Green 02/25/2009
Eighty-five percent of everything Americans do with energy might soon be regulated by the EPA.
From Democracy to Dictatorship Roger F. Noriega 02/18/2009
Chávez’s march toward dictatorship began a decade ago. It is almost complete.
Democracy is Under Attack in Nicaragua Jaime Daremblum 02/03/2009
The sinister pact between Daniel Ortega and Arnoldo Alemán continues to poison Central America’s poorest country.
Chávez Is Weakened But Still Dangerous Jaime Daremblum 01/22/2009
Rocked by plunging oil prices and waning influence abroad, the Venezuelan president is attempting another power grab.